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Commonwealth Games 2022

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    Miscellaneous
  • Published
    12th Aug, 2022

Context:

The commonwealth games concluded recently.

Commonwealth Games: History

  • The Commonwealth Games bring nations together in a colourful celebration of sport and human performance. But the Games have evolved dramatically since its beginnings in 1930.
  • Held every four years, with a hiatus during World War II, the Games have grown from featuring 11 countries and 400 athletes, to a global spectacle of 4,600 sports men and women from across 72 nations and territories.
  • The Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) is the organisation that is responsible for the direction and control of the Commonwealth Games, and for delivering on the vision of the Commonwealth Sports Movement: through sport, we build peaceful, sustainable and prosperous communities across the Commonwealth. 
  • It has been confirmed that the 2026 Commonwealth Games will be hosted by the State of Victoria in Australia.

2022 Commonwealth Games:

  • The Commonwealth Games 2022 were played in Birmingham, United Kingdom.
  • India won 22 gold, 16 silver and 23 bronze medals to record its fifth-best medal haul in CWG history.
  • Commonwealth Games Medal Tally:


Gold medal winners for India in Commonwealth Games 2022

Medal

Player

Sport

Gold

 PV Sindhu

 Badminton Women’s Singles

Gold

 Lakshya Sen

 Badminton Men’s Singles

Gold

 Nikhat Zareen

 Boxing Women’s Light Flyweight

Gold

Vinesh Phogat

 Wrestling Women’s Freestyle 53kg

Gold

 Ravi Kumar Dahiya

 Wrestling Men’s Freestyle 57kg

Gold

 Naveen

 Wrestling Men’s Freestyle 74kg

Gold

 Sharath Kamal

 Table Tennis men’s singles

Gold

 Nitu Ghanghas

 Boxing Minimumweight

Gold

 Amit Panghal

 Boxing Flyweight

Gold

 Bajrang Punia

 Wrestling Men’s Freestyle 65kg

Gold

 Sakshi Malik

 Wrestling Women’s Freestyle 62kg

Gold

 Deepak Punia

 Wrestling Men’s Freestyle 86kg

Gold

 Mirabai Chanu

 Weightlifting Women’s 49kg

Gold

 Jeremy Lalrinnunga

 Weightlifting Men’s 67kg

Gold

 Achinta Sheuli

 Weightlifting Men’s 73kg

Gold

 Lovely Choubey, Pinki, Nayanmoni Saikia, Rupa Rani Tirkey

 Lawn Bowls Women’s Fours

Gold

 Sharath Kamal, Sathiyan Gnanasekaran, Harmeet Desai, Sanil Shetty

 Table Tennis Men’s Team

Gold

 Sudhir

 Para Powerlifting Men’s Heavyweight

Gold

 Bhavina Patel

 Table Tennis Women’s Singles Classes 3-5

Gold

 Eldhose Paul

 Men’s Triple Jump

Gold

 Sharath Kamal, Sreeja Akula

 Table Tennis Mixed Team

Gold

 Satwik Sairaj Rankireddi and Chirag Shetty

 Badminton men’s doubles

 

Silver medal winners for India in Commonwealth Games 2022

Medal

Player

Sport

Silver

 

Indian Women’s Cricket Team

Silver

 Anshu Malik

 Wrestling Women’s Freestyle 57kg

Silver

 Murali Sreeshankar

 Men’s Long Jump

Silver

 Kidambi Srikanth, Satwik Sairaj, Sumeeth Reddy, Lakshya Sen, Chirag Shetty, Treesa Jolly, Aakarshi Kashyap, Ashwini Ponappa, Gayatri Gopichand, PV Sindhu

 Badminton Mixed Team

Silver

 Sharath Kamal, G Sathiyan

 Table Tennis Men’s Doubles

Silver

 Vikas Thakur

 Weightlifting Men’s 96kg

Silver

 Shushila Devi Likmabam

 Judo Women’s 48kg

Silver

 Bindyarani Devi

 Weightlifting Women’s 55kg

Silver

 Tulika Maan

 Judo Women’s +78kg

Silver

 Sanket Sargar

 Weightlifting Men’s 55kg

Silver

 Avinash Sable

 Men’s 3000m Steeplechase

Silver

 Priyanka Goswami

 Women’s 10km Race Walk

Silver

 Dinesh Kumar, Chandan Kumar Singh, Sunil Bahadur, Navaneeth Singh

 Lawn Bowls Men’s Fours

Silver

 Abdullah Aboobacker

 Men’s Triple Jump

Silver

 Sagar Ahlawat

 Boxing Men’s Super-Heavyweight

Silver

 

Indian men’s hockey team

 

Bronze medal winners for India in Commonwealth Games 2022

Medal

Player

Sport

Bronze

 Gururaja Poojary

 Weightlifting Men’s 61kg’

Bronze

 Vijay Kumar Yadav

 Judo Men’s 60kg

Bronze

 Harjinder Kaur

 Weightlifting Women’s 71kg

Bronze

 Lovepreet Singh

 Weightlifting Men’s 109kg

Bronze

 Saurav Ghosal

 Squash Men’s Singles

Bronze

 Gurdeep Singh

 Weightlifting Men’s 109kg+

Bronze

 Tejaswin Shankar

 Men’s High Jump

Bronze

 Divya Kakran

 Wrestling Women’s 68kg

Bronze

 Mohit Grewal

 Wrestling Men’s 125kg

Bronze

 Jaismine

 Boxing Women’s Lightweight 60kg

Bronze

 Pooja Gehlot

 Wrestling Freestyle Women’s 57=0kg

Bronze

 Pooja Sihag

 Wrestling Freestyle Women’s 76kg

Bronze

 Hussamuddin

 Men’s Boxing Featherweight

Bronze

 Deepak Nehra

 Wrestling Freestyle Men’s 97kg

Bronze

 Sonalben Patel

 Para Table Tennis Women’s Singles Classes 3-5

Bronze

 Rohit Tokas

 Boxing Men’s Welterweight 67kg

Bronze

 

Indian Women’s Hockey Team

Bronze

 Sandeep Kumar

 Men’s 10,000m Race Walk

Bronze

 Annu Rani

 Women’s Javelin Throw

Bronze

 Saurav Ghosal and Dipika Palikkal

 Squash Mixed Doubles

Bronze

 Kidambi Srikanth

 Badminton Men’s Singles

Bronze

 Gayathri Gopichand, Treesa Jolly

 Badminton Women’s Doubles

Bronze

 G. Sathiyan

 Table Tennis Men’s Singles

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